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8 months on, no contractor for work on Oshiwara bridge

Mumbai, Feb. 24 -- Eight months after the bridge over Oshiwara nullah at SV Road in Goregaon was shut for reconstruction, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has still not found a contractor ... Read More


Anaconda: Out of movies, soon at a zoo near you

Mumbai, Feb. 19 -- Mumbaiites will soon get a peek of the longest and the heaviest species known to man at the Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan (Byculla zoo). For the very first time, the authorities i... Read More


Corporators slam BMC over state of gardens in city

Mumbai, Feb. 18 -- Members of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) standing committee on Tuesday referred back a proposal seeking maintenance of city's open spaces. Corporators across party line... Read More


BMC to hire tainted firm for interpretation centre at Byculla zoo

Mumbai, Feb. 15 -- The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporations's (BMC) standing committee on Friday passed a proposal to set up an interpretation centre at an estimated cost of Rs.7 crore at the Veermata ... Read More


City welcomes 2 tigers; Mumbaiites to get peek after a month

Mumbai, Feb. 14 -- Officials at the Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan (Byculla zoo) welcomed a pair of Bengal tigers on Wednesday night. Mumbaiites however, would have to wait for a month before they get... Read More


Glass facade, blocked passages of Andheri building made firefighting tough

Mumbai, Feb. 14 -- A major fire broke out in a commercial building in Marol, in Andheri (East) on Thursday morning. The fire started around 11.30am on the second floor and was confined to the server r... Read More


Byculla zoo to get Rs.7-crore 'Interpretation Centre' soon

Mumbai, Feb. 12 -- The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has planned to set up an interpretation centre at an estimated cost of Rs.7 crore at the Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan (Byculla zoo). ... Read More


Start-up idea to solve civic issues? BMC gets ready to fund it

Mumbai, Feb. 11 -- If you have a start-up idea that could resolve a civic governance issue, you now have a chance to get funds for the project from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). Accor... Read More


Start-up idea to solve civic issues? BMC gets ready to fund it

Mumbai, Feb. 10 -- If you have a start-up idea that could resolve a civic governance issue, you now have a chance to get funds for the project from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to impl... Read More


BMC offers 5% rebate on property tax to societies using recycled water

Mumbai, Feb. 9 -- Along with waste segregation and composting, your housing society will soon be able to earn a 5% rebate on property tax by utilising water from sewage treatment plants (STPs). In it... Read More